CMW Public Affairs
CMW Public Affairs, formerly known as Connelly McLaughlin and Woloz, is a full service public affairs and consulting firm specializing in strategy, lobbying, coalition-building, community organizing and public relations. For more than three decades, we have played a significant role in shaping legislation, initiatives and public opinion throughout multiple city and state administrations, legislative bodies and in the media.
CMW is often the force behind some of New York’s highest profile projects representing a vast array of clients in virtually every type of business.
CMW is fortunate to have received some of our industry’s leading awards and accolades. City and State magazine, a leading publication covering the public affairs industry in New York, called CMW a “go-to public affairs firm” in its 2015 “Power 100” issue and featured CMW professionals as “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” in 2009, 2013 and 2014. The New York Times calls us “influential.” Crain’s New York Business listed us among “City Hall’s in-crowd of lobbyists” in 2014. The Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, New York Post, Bloomberg News, NY1 News, Fox 5 News, WABC, WNBC, WCBS, Associated Press and dozens of other media outlets across the country consistently turn to CMW’s professionals for insight and expert opinion.